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Faculty Honors
Lilliana Mason awarded Carnegie Fellowship
Published May 8, 2024
An associate professor of political science at the SNF Agora Institute at Johns Hopkins University, Mason is one of 28 scholars receiving grants of up to $200,000 to research political polarization
Urban revitalization
16 cities receive Love Your Block grants
Published May 6, 2024
Each city will receive $100,000 for community-led revitalization projects, as well as dedicated support and training from AmeriCorps VISTA and a team of civic engagement experts from the Bloomberg Center for Public Innovation
U.S. aid and the war in Ukraine
Published April 30, 2024
With $61 billion heading to Ukraine, SAIS expert Hal Brands, editor of 'War in Ukraine,' discusses the current state of the conflict
Health policy
ARPA-H leaders to participate in Health Policy Forum discussion
Published April 29, 2024
Renee Wegrzyn, director of the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health, and Kimberley Steele, ARPA-H program manager, join Medicine Dean Theodore DeWeese for a conversation on April 30
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EPA phases out PFAS
Published April 19, 2024
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency imposes first-ever regulations limiting chemicals known as PFAS, or forever chemicals, in drinking water
'Not fluff': Exploring the evolving role of the first lady in the U.S.
Published April 18, 2024
Authors Katie Rogers and Anita McBride discuss the changing nature of the job, from Eleanor Roosevelt to Jill Biden
Experts estimate scenarios for excess deaths in Gaza
Published April 15, 2024
Johns Hopkins civil and systems engineering professor Tak Igusa explains how the research team modeled projections of future casualties from trauma, infectious diseases, and other factors in Gaza
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How science can help countries forge unlikely connections
Published April 12, 2024
By finding common ground in science, nations with otherwise strained relationships can build ties and establish friendships, says Nobel laureate and science diplomat Peter Agre
An up-close look at pro-democracy conservatives
Published April 1, 2024
In contrast to those who reject the results of the 2020 election, nearly a third of Republicans accept the results, trust institutions, and appreciate diverse political perspectives
Back in the U.S.S.R.
Published Spring 2024
A SAIS professor who grew up in Soviet Siberia takes a fresh look at the Cold War utilizing newly released documents / Johns Hopkins Magazine